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Fire Triangle

In the past two years, half a dozen chemical disasters have ripped apart Texas neighborhoods, sent dozens of people to the hospital and killed unsuspecting bystanders as well as workers. Texas Public Radio and Houston Public Media spent the better part of 2020 investigating these events to answer the question: why do so many chemical disasters keep happening in Texas, and what—if anything—is being done to prevent more?

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FedNat insolvency puts Gulf Coast property owners at risk of losing insurance coverage

Posted on · The Florida-based company, which is licensed in Texas, has about 1,000 policyholders in Harris County or along the Texas Gulf Coast. Impacted customers can seek windstorm and hail damage coverage through the TWIA.

Houston Matters

School library policies, and the week in politics (Sept. 28, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: We learn how Katy ISD officials revised the district's library policies this week, including how it responds to complaints about books. And we discuss the latest developments in politics in our weekly roundup.